dithionic acid

noun
di·​thionic acid | \ ¦dī+…- \

Definition of dithionic acid

: a strong dibasic acid H2S2O6 made by oxidizing sulfurous acid but known only in solution and in the form of salts

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History and Etymology for dithionic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary di- + thionic

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“Dithionic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dithionic%20acid. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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